Near Talbotton in Talbot County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Federal Road
General John Floyd’s army followed the road to Alabama during the Creek War of 1813-14. LaFayette traveled this way in March, 1825 enroute to Alabama.
Erected 1996 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 133-3B.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 38.758′ N, 84° 22.778′ W. Marker is near Talbotton, Georgia, in Talbot County. Marker is on Georgia Route 208 0.4 miles east of Buckner Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9904 Georgia Highway 41, Talbotton GA 31827, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tuscaloosa Formation (approx. 7.4 miles away); Talbotton United Methodist Church William Bartram Trail (approx. 9½ miles away); Zion Episcopal Church (approx. 9½ miles away); First Session Supreme Court of Georgia (approx. 9.6 miles away); Straus Home Site (approx. 9.6 miles away); Talbot County (approx. 9.6 miles away); a different marker also named Straus Home Site (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talbotton.
More about this marker. This marker was originally located in Taylor County at the intersection of US Highway 19 and Georgia Highway 208,where it had replaced an earlier marker of the same title and almost identical text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission. At some point between 1997 and 2003 it was moved approximately nine miles to its present location, opposite a newly restored antebellum cottage.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,620 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.